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Mar 2, 2014 2:30pm PST
to quit, go home. they are willing to switch sides. ukraine cost millions -- ministry of defense has denied those reports. they might follow the example of the navy commander. >> you are at the scene of the standoff. what can you tell us about what you saw? situation can be described as a war of nerves. it is between russian soldiers and the ukrainian forces. the russians have brought dozens of military vehicles. there at the ukrainian army base. they are there to stay. on the other side, isaiah ukrainian soldiers and many of them were very young and ill-equipped. they were not very experienced. they were standing behind gates and looking at the russian troops. my impression is that ukrainian soldiers were scared. they were frightened. >> thank you for joining us. thank you for that report. pressure is mounting from the west. john kerry called the russian military an incredible act of aggression. he warned moscow that they could lose their membership in the group of eight nations. they may have economics options -- sanctions. there was a crisis meeting in brussels. -- heto chief warn
PBS
Feb 27, 2014 5:30pm PST
nato defense ministers meeting in brussels to issue a stern warning to moscow now ukraine's new prime minister i say me get things set me up says he's focusing on the political solution urging russia to cooperate with ukraine. this is the man whose task it is to lead ukraine autobots crisis. pro european politician are singing gets a new parliament confirmed him as a new prime minister by a nearly unanimous margin. on the night and gets a new show himself to be a tough advocate of afro european courts. something he plans to stick it in his new office to show them so the new european integration as the central topic of the ukrainian government. it means visa free travel for ukrainian citizens. that means an agreement with the eu on political and economic integration with the free trade agreement. yet singles is only thirty nine years old but he's already served as parliamentary speaker. economics minister and foreign minister maliki faces gigantic problems political instability and billions in tax and the most severe test of the new government could be the situation in crimea the penin
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:30pm PST
great with the west for the kiev protests turned deadly. self defense groups in ukraine's crimea patrol the two main airports of the physical feats new authoritieshi him hot wars last line and gum on china condemns america's human rights record saying washington's failing to live up to its standards. left out in the cold that your struggles to deal with port's apprentice. despite millions of houses across the continents diving in the new . it's the dream it's good that speeds up the match which took four hours a day in his first news conference since being ousted from power ukraine's impact will present the connecticut which has vowed to fight on. speaking from southern russia he insisted he was still ukraine's legitimate leader and accuse heel position of staging it can do with the help of pro fascist forces. meanwhile the current authorities in kiev to stop the presses have yet to be expedited. these are the biggest job was in most of all moved on in russia to hear the words of defiance from the deposed president his eyes as he is imprisoned in a president is as positive and no
LINKTV
Mar 1, 2014 2:30pm PST
us what is happening in washington now? >> the secretary of defense, chuck hagel, had a conversation with his russian counterpart today. probably the u.s. is going to condemn any violation of ukrainian serenity. there is no new reaction from president obama yet written as you just mentioned, he said yesterday that there would be costs for any military intervention. he did not say exactly what he meant by that. is he not going to the next g8 summit to russia? is he going to stop trade negotiations or talks with the kremlin? what we see right now are many meetings in the west wing of the white house and the state department. >> he warned russian aunties force. the parliament approved the use of force. what kind of leverage does president obama have in the situation? >> the former ambassador to the united nations, the former american ambassador, said just a couple of hours ago that the u.s. does not have any strong leverage in this. russia has boots on the ground. ukraine is not a member of nato. i think washington does not have any sort of leverage in moscow. but they have a lot of lev
LINKTV
Mar 3, 2014 2:00pm PST
pentagon and with the defense producers. and through the federal reserve system, those directors and branches all around the country, the information was pouring in, showing that the economy was heating up. to martin, inflation was more than a distant threat. it was a present reality. the federal reserve board decided to fight it. in december 1965, they raised the discount rate. johnson hit the ceiling. he announced publicly he would call bill martin, the chairman of the federal reserve, down to the ranch for a tongue-lashing. but raising the discount rate didn't keep inflation from growing. it breaks my heart to go shopping. the war kept growing, too. when neither the administration nor congress applied fiscal restraints, the fed decided to go it alone again. they used an open-market operation. in january 1966, they sold government bonds to tighten up the nation's money supply. interest rates rose dramatically. soon, any business sensitive to interest rates was caught in a credit crunch. the housing industry was hardest hit. the full effect of the fed's solitary action took hold in
PBS
Mar 5, 2014 5:30pm PST
claims it has nothing to do with them. worse his condition. russia cannot order self defense forces in crimea back to their bases because they are not russian forces. that's because the witches. hardly anyone in europe leads the procession on the contrary to what says the russian military invasion of ukraine is in progress. i want to turn up the pressure on moscow. she couldn't be social. acu we must begin down the path of dialogue but at the same time there was a special eu summit tomorrow and sanctions could be imposed if there is no de escalation is can we. unknown to them as they coaxed into paris for the foreign ministers of gemini prawns in the us army team. and despite russian reluctance the world's top diplomats will continue to try moscow and kids together at the same table. garth was a kind comes easy in paris fullest following this too is a karen festival is there any chance at this point in the icu kind unless it's the same table. you wait. i truly hope that both creepy and it is very un appealing he wrote that the chicken coop after ordering and negotiation. it was my year
LINKTV
Mar 1, 2014 6:00am PST
received a call and need to move out fast. they're part of the self-defense force in western ukraine. for now, they're the authority here. having driven out politicians and police loyal to the former got. i'll be riding along on their atrol. he is clearly on edge as we race through the city at 100 kilometers an hour. he's barely slepped in days and pushed himself to his limit. he tells me about the callout. he says the casino was attacked. they will be making sure no one gets hurt and nothing is plundrd. but they're too late. the perpetrators are long gone. whether criminals or residents venting anger, he can't say. he secures the building and places it under guard. he is a lawyer by profession, not a policeman. but these are extraordinary times. he says the self-defense force is needed until the situation is stabilized and the police can resume control. but that can only happen after the police ranks have been scrutinized and sanitized. police headquarters, this is where the opposition militia has set up their command center. from here, coordinating operations and maintaining contac
PBS
Mar 1, 2014 5:30pm PST
already taken of defense the control of the peninsula will go live to moscow and cranny after this report. these heavily armed military units hand surrounded my knee is main airports. in deciding who gets an end to dismount the soldiers where you can see the ice and refused to say to his canadian borders the ukrainian government has no doubt. it says russia has sent in thousands of troops the new government and calls it an invasion the club. she seriously this russian presence on the territory of premium is nothing but a provocation the squirrel russia's attempts to draw ukraine into military conflict have failed. it's easy for the red sea in the building. nt and this is more than just a power struggle with moscow the leadership in crimea itself has taken an aggressively pro russian stance. the new prime minister of the autonomous region has taken command of security forces to move toward a referendum on tiniest future to the end of march and construction for assistance. judo she was in the last i ask the russian president webinar put in to offer help in providing peace and order i
PBS
Feb 26, 2014 5:30pm PST
nations summit to germany's new defense minister was enough on the line. she called on russia to cooperate in managing ukraine's crisis this was known as the sunni interests not just in germany but also nato and russia the ukraine find its way back to stability and we can only come up with a solution by working together. the turmoil in ukraine is a headache than a tent. several member states shall border with the country they don't want its divisions to deepen. with the speed of the ukrainian on olson's of behaving professionally during its domestic crisis and will sadly be encouraging them to continue to do so representatives of the ukrainian government and religion will join mensa for talks in brussels on thursday in other news to islamist extremists have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of british soldier and the brigade in london last year. rigby was run over and stabbed to death by a man in full view of shot craps. the attack provoked both anger and revulsion of cross for his family has welcomed the heady sentences passed down by the high court at the old bailey in lond
PBS
Mar 3, 2014 5:30pm PST
not scared. kenzie was acting in self defense. believing him to dance when the house early on monday morning. oscar historians was brought into the courthouse in pretoria his trial will determine the circumstances of his girlfriend's death. was it a tragic accident or murder how do you plead not guilty monday in the trial has generated enormous interest within a day looking at for quite some time now so that i'm his mom. let's get it his stories was the sporting icon in south africa. he and his partner read his team can meet a glamorous couple steve camp of law graduate and women's rights campaigner died one year ago shocked by her partner in his home. it was valentine's day last year when at about four in the morning. neighbors called the police. the reported hearing screams and ten shots police found steam kim's body in the bathroom the stories had chartered through the door. this series was arrested. he said he's not burglars were in the house and fired his gun in the year. not knowing the bullet and hid his lover the one time hero had fallen a double amputee he nonetheless reason
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 5:30pm PST
parliament building on thursday and raise the russian flag. they called themselves as self defense force for the russian speaking population. on friday unidentified paramilitary units occupied two airports in crimea. there were also russian troop movements on the peninsula the ukraine's parliament called for a un security council meeting and warned russia to respect its borders the red eye that says we are appealing to the russian federation to stop moves that show signs of undermining the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of ukraine. and to seize any kind of support for separatist movement in ukraine. in order. on friday ousted president victory on a cold which resurfaced in russia after a week on the run. she said he's been forced to leave ukraine because his life was under threat. the red carpet treatment awaited german chancellor of the miracle when she visited london on thursday. she was given the rare honor of addressing both houses of parliament david cameron was hoping for support in his efforts to reform the eu to satisfy the euro skeptics in his party. but the german c
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 5:30pm PST
mean he said self defense and stop protecting the rights of the russian speaking minority and resisting terrorists. but he added most and would only use force announced results it was new for now there is no need to use military force in ukraine southern region of crimea. russia has the option to do so yet. corzine paying down the threat of immediate invasion. he's keeping his options and ten. these russian warships steaming coffee stand alone on their way to crimea often and it's the most when he's not about to die down. of course you sent us to hold small brush and the two vessels on to the new clean sheets. needing to come down to the team is in control. the cowboys after class went to heal them are standing by in kiev as the sea of a misty and shrubs in kiev get it. the deal he's going to be told him to need as was the kremlin has said it does not recognize what it can be hoping to achieve getting used to that as i say it is a tell it anymore he told me she didn't end up not about now like status within the pasta alla he was in this area of the sled pay off his feet to the
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2014 7:00am EST
cold war. we do not need the star wars defense shield. isolateto economically russia and show them that the $60 billion that he spent for the olympics is almost equal to for the 36pense olympics. this off of twitter -- deeply concerned that russia will expand its military intervention in ukraine. sts"a needs to impose "co now. here's bethany, columbia, maryland. independent line. that the media is and they vilify the russian president and there is still those cold war mentality that the russians are always wrong and they are always bad and they are some sort of monsters. go towesterners the rescue. that is not always true. host: what you think the proper response should be? they should let the russians and ukrainians figure out what is best for them. there is truth about the outer-nationalists. they are not good for the ukraine. -- majority of ukrainians they voted for the president. the president was elected. he won the majority. from the very beginning they hated him and they wanted to depose him. westhey think of the automatically takes up their side. conflictsilitary happen, do
CSPAN
Feb 26, 2014 7:00am EST
readiness of troops in western russia. the state news agencies are quoting the defense ministers, saying president clinton ordered the test at 2:00 p.m. moscow time today. the report did not mention ukraine, one of russia's western neighbors, where months of protest have forced a pro-russia president to go into hiding. the president was not able to confirm the order and the defense ministry not available for comment. louisiana government bobby jindal is defending his harsh criticism of president obama saying, in america, we do not have a king. the republican was criticized by a democratic governor, molloy, on monday. after they emerged from others from a meeting with the president said the president seems to be waving the white flag of surrender on the economy. governor jindal in remarks earlier today says the white house in his words belongs to the people. he had a duty to speak his mind. is not at thea white house today. he is on the road traveling. minnesota focusing on the roads and railways. this fund is forecast to go broke as early as august enemies $100 billion over the next six
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 7:00am EST
ground. the ukrainian defense chief, according to afp, has said that russia has sent at least 6000 troops to crimea. that is the headline coming out of the af he this morning. about 41 minutes ago. there is a picture of some of the unidentified armed men in front of the crimean parliament. let's go to mark, waiting in massachusetts on our line for independence. -- line for independents. caller: i think russia definitely has a right to protect their interests. they have bases down there. i know the ukrainian government is set up. is there any real military force ? if some he wants to come in and -- do harmia people in the upheaval. it, maybes down to crimea will secede and become their own country. russia today reporting in an interview with the russian dispense -- defense minister that russia has 150,000 troops and 90 aircraft, 800 80 tanks and 1200 pieces of military hardware involved in drills on the ukrainian border right now. that doesn't concern you? host: i didn't know that they had that much stockpile. the do have their whole fleet. strength already huge in ukraine. what the
LINKTV
Feb 27, 2014 7:30am PST
load of sand has just been delivered, and residents are trying to reinforce their defenses. many here would like to see authorities doing more to help. >> we are up to 200 ft. huns of sand that the local community has sourced themselves from donations. all the volunteers here have bagged and delivered by ourselves. we must be in the region of 7000, 8000 sandbags that we have filled ourselves and delivered. >> he has been coordinating forest defense efforts for weeks . he is backed up by volunteers from the immediate vicinity and from further afield. willing helpers have come from aid organizations in london and birmingham. >> we are countrymen, and as countrymen, we must stand shoulder to shoulder, and i'm proud to say that's exactly what has happened here. >> we work very closely and have built up a good friendship. i will be sad to see him go. >> very sad times. >> even when the volunteers have gone, the people of somerset will continue their efforts. they have launched an initiative collecting money for river dredging. they want to raise almost 5 million euros in the hope that this
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 11:30pm PST
force would be. us defence secretary john egan said the defense department they've done for brooke and wanted you to join as well as continue planning for u s participation in need own admission focused on training advising and assisting up on security forces. the by election security agreement would keep about ten thousand us troops in a contest on in the support or if mccain is karzai has objected to us many key tactics in his countryof khan homes and said he was shown in table for dida with audubon minute and therefore it is sighing the obama administration has tricked into too many americans needed to do it entirely if the accord is not signed. cuz i know it would have said that his success session on saturday to try and attack them honest on bullets and a chance to spring. the decision of president karzai to indicate that it is unlikely. the deal signed in the essay that his government negotiated this is obviously his decision but it's not because we haven't made clear it off the side the stead of criticism off a bomb on the ac has been detached on the issue. yes the white til
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2014 7:00am EST
virginia self-defense law firm, focused on defending self to map -- defending self-defense rights. randy is: from tennessee. go ahead. i am calling from kentucky, sir. host: ok. where are you? caller: eastern kentucky. host: go ahead. what do you think about the let's move campaign? caller: ok. i think a lot of the obesity comes from what is put in our food. processed to grow, the meets, the steroids, what people put in their gardening stuff to get it to grow has to affect human body, as well as the defects the animals. -- affects the animals. host: do you avoid processed foods? caller: there is nothing out there to avoid. host: thank you sir. start them young with a healthy diet. today is friday. every week and beginning at 8:00 a.m. on c-span two, book tv and american history tv, respectively. 48 hours of books and 40th hours of history on 2 and 3. this week, we are featuring a visit to salem, oregon. you can watch that this weekend on book tv and on american history tv. next up is sharon in illinois. caller: hello. i am all for the program. let's move. i have something to say a
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2014 7:00am EST
house armed services committee will be hearing from secretary of defense chuck hagel and general martin dempsey about the military budget for next year. our cameras will be there. go to cspan.org for more details. in washington, the american conservative union kicks off its annual conservative political action conference today with speakers including senators ted cruz, governor chris christie, marco rubio and mike leigh. go to cspan.org for more details. "e begin "washington journal with the headline across many of the nation's newspapers. the sat has decided to change its rules. we want to know your experience with the test. parents and students dial in scott jaschick is joining us on the phone, the editor at "inside higher education." let's begin with why the sats changing its rules, and what will be the changes yo? guest: sure. so good morning, everybody. one will be changing the writing portion from the current situation where students are given a statement of philosophy and they respond to it to instead they will be analyzing a written passage and have to cite evidence in it. other
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2014 7:00am EST
government are we running? host: a look at where the money goes. billion for defense spending. that is what congress have control over's. nondefense, $563 billion. point $9nding is three trillion. 800 $96 billion for social security. 526care eats up about billion dollars. medicaid, 330 6 billion dollars. other mandatory spending comes in at $691 billion. interest on the debt, $252 billion. where the money is race, taxes.ual income 237 billion. other taxes comes to $363 billion. proposal reduces the deficit $564 billion. gail, republican color. -- caller. caller: it is driving the country over the cliff. died over 60 years ago and my mother taught me how to live within my means. this president does not know how to do that. you cannot spend what you do not have. he wants to give money to the -- gals and the you are looking to hurt anyone that does have a little bit. host: tax the rich. that is obama's main theme. where is the job creation atmosphere? budget.it is a good it is what we voted for by reelecting barack obama a second time. budget and it has 651 billion dollars in new revenue
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 7:00am EST
. you have seen an increase in spending and asking for fresh spending on defense issues in spending.n of fresh if you look at our stores on nutrition, health for low income families, housing -- those types of things. the budget is a way to reach forward with continued funding. the new stories, the earned credit, the child tax credit, that is news coming out of the budget. host: any thoughts on the differences between cuts and reforms, what she brought up earlier? guest: that is a great point because cuts, are, of course, cuts. what republicans are trying to is not the cast as the party of coldhearted budget-cutting. ryan struggled with this is a issueskesman on poverty for the last several years. republicans are trying to talk about poverty reform. and ryan talks about the importance of job training and work for these programs. reform case for broader -- is that breaking through for republicans? it is difficult to say. i do not think so, yeah a lot of ways. there,hen you are out you hear questions like hers, is this just budget cuts. parties are both trying for reform. is purelyent's
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2014 7:00am EST
escalation that would threaten the european and international security." the press secretary to the defense security. democratic line. mark inmove on to michigan. serious things to talk about. independent line. caller: good morning. good morning america. you know what is going on in ukraine? chris explains it very well. there is a mass extinction underway. the wealthiest of our societies around the world have taken over government, they have taken over military, and in order to slow down this, they are eradicating poverty. host: thank you for the call. some photographs yesterday -- this is from crimea. some of those russian flags appearing. crimea accounts for 10% of the total land mass of ukraine. a country over 40 million people. mitch joins us from tennessee. good morning. caller: hello? host: you are on their. -- the air. caller: putin is afraid of what is happening in crimea and what will happen in his country. there is going to be a civil war there. he does not want this to happen in his country, because then he will be live on tv, killing protesters. it will be a big mess. that is al
FOX News
Mar 2, 2014 12:00pm PST
. what's wrong with that strategy? >> let me take you back 14 years. defense secretary donald rumsfeld said we're going to have a revolution in the future we're not going to be fighting lower-tech fights. we need a high-tech force. and that's what happened when a bunch of guys with box cutters went on planes. we don't know, the responsibility of the superpower can be prepared for a variety of contention. >> is the american public prepared to finance what brett is talking about? >> what happened in europe, the german army is 32,000 or something like that. they simply don't have the defense spending such as the french and british. >> american public will support these kinds of commitments only if the american president uses the leadership to explain to them why it's necessary. and let's sort of understand the context. you mentioned the pivot to asia. made a special trip to asia to reassure that it was real. they doubted our commitment to syria. in all of the areas of the world that senses the united states is pulling back. and if we cut through defense forces like this, they're
FOX News
Mar 1, 2014 11:00am PST
defense department proposed slashing its army for the first time in 75 years setting up what promises to be a fierce fight on capitol hill. law makers on both sides of the aisle vowing to fight the proposed cuts to the pentagon budget. bret stevens joins us with more. they are taking the army down from what to what? >> 520,000 now, under 450,000 at some point in this term, which would leave us with an army as small as it's been since 1940 before the eve of the second world war. >> on the other hand, he's increasing special forces from 66,000 to 70,000 and taking down the marines slightly from 190 to 182,000. status quo mostly there. what do you make of this? is it as risky as some of the critics say? >> i think it is. for instance, with an army of 450,000 men, if we had that in 2007, we never could have contemplated a surge. >> surge in iraq. >> the surge in iraq which allowed us to win the war, at least in iraq. the army -- let's not forget the army was too small back at the end of the first bush administration. that's why we had to fight the iraq/iran wars sequentially. we never cou
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